Gunna's fog

0 voto
Tomada el 07/02/14
The signage at the head of the boardwalk leading to the steaming mud-crater of Gunnuhver explained that the area is named for the ghost of Guðrun Önundardóttir. Nicknamed Gunna, she was a dirt poor crofter deeply in debt to her landlord. When Gunna failed to pay her rent, he took away her only property — a cooking pot. Furious, Gunna cursed the landlord, and promptly dropped dead. On the way to the cemetery, the men carrying her coffin noticed that it became suspiciously lighter. As they were digging her grave, they heard a voice saying, “No need to dig deep; don’t plan to lie long.” It was the vengeful ghost of Gunna speaking. The next night, the landlord’s body was found on the heath, all bruised and broken — Gunna had exacted her revenge. Soon, the whole peninsula was being haunted by her ghost. The locals sought help from the pastor at Vogsósar, who was a known sorcerer. He gave them a ball of yarn and told them to lay it down. Gunna would pick up the end of the yarn and follow the rolling ball to a place from which she could no longer do harm. Thus, Gunna fell into a big mud spring — today known as Gunnuhver.
Continuar leyendo +

Autor:

Zaellig

Latitud: 63° 49' 8" N, Longitud: 22° 41' 9" W ver »

Lugar: Iceland

Panorámicas de Zaellig

Tipo: País:
Mapa Lista

Château de Fougères (façade Nord)

esfera
6 votos

Le château a été construit sur un site naturellement protégé dès le 10ème siècle sur un rocher émergeant d'un marécage cerné par le Nançon, faisant...

Le grand cairn de Barnenez

plana
6 votos

Situé près de Morlaix (Bretagne, France), sur la commune de Plouezoc'h, dressé sur une colline rase dominant la mer, ce monument mégalithique...

Dolmen de Mougau Bihan

esfera
28 votos

Le dolmen du Mougau-Bihan est l´un des monuments mégalithiques de la fin du Néolithique les plus célèbres de la région des Monts d'Arrée, moins du...

On a cliff

esfera
26 votos

70m height...

Time road

esfera
7 votos

La savane du Petit Prince

esfera
28 votos

A tribute to St Exupéry and the Little Prince's planet... Work done from photos of bush in Senegal in May 09.

Enclos paroissial de Guimiliau

esfera
24 votos

Petite bourgade du nord-Finistère, Guimiliau doit sa célébrité à son magnifique enclos paroissial du 16ème siècle. Celui-ci, comme tous les enclos...

Marée basse sur Le Sillon de Saint Malo

esfera
19 votos

With ambiant sound here : www.zaellig.fr/k2/mareebassesurlesillondesaintmalo.html --- Le Sillon est à l' origine une langue de sable qui...

Nuit d'été réginéene

esfera
17 votos

Sur la plage du Centre d'Erquy...au cœur de l’agglomération, à l’abri du Cap, encadrée par le pittoresque village de Tu-es-Roc et la pointe de la...

Gunna's fog

esfera

The signage at the head of the boardwalk leading to the steaming mud-crater of Gunnuhver explained that the area is named for the ghost of Guðrun...

páginas: 1 2 3
Ver todos los autores » Saber más de Zaellig »